US Blacklists "Oil-for-Terror" Shipping Network

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Over the past year, the network allegedly moved oil worth hundreds of millions of dollars in breach of U.S. sanctions.

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US Blacklists Iranian Oil Tanker 'Headed to Syria'

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U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo said that the U.S. has "reliable information" the tanker is headed to Tartus, Syria.

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Oil Majors Exempted from New US Sanctions on Venezuela

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Venezuelan-owned and U.S.-based oil and gas company Citgo is also exempted.

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US Sanctions Chinese Firm for Buying Iranian Crude Oil

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A Chinese oil trading company and its chief executive are the latest entities to be sanctioned.

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Gibraltar: Police Arrests Captain, Chief Officer of Grace 1

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The Gibraltar Police has arrested the captain and the chief officer of Grace 1, a tanker detained in Gibraltar.

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Gibraltar, Royal Marines Detain Tanker en Route to Syria

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Gibraltar authorities and British Royal Marines have detained a supertanker carrying crude oil to Syria. 

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US Removes Sanctions on PB Tankers

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PB Tankers was removed from the list after terminating its contract with Cuban state-run company Cubametales.

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Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran

Donald Trump

The sanctions deny Iran’s leadership access to financial resources.

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Cuba Cruise Ban Dents Royal Caribbean's Profit Outlook

Royal Caribbean International

Trump's move to ban cruise ships from docking in Cuba affects Royal Caribbean Cruises' profit outlook.

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North Korea Demands Return of Cargo Ship Seized by US

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North Korea demanded the immediate return of the bulker seized by the US earlier in May 2019.

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US Sanctions Two Tankers, Owners for Venezuela Ties

Shipping

US blacklisted two vessels and their respective owners in relation to Venezuela sanctions.

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US Seizes North Korean Bulker for Violating Sanctions

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North Korea's bulker seized for allegedly violating U.S. and UN sanctions by illicitly shipping coal from the country.

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PB Tankers 'Shocked' to Be on OFAC Venezuela Sanctions List

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PB Tankers said it "is shocked and concerned" by the US OFAC action to add the company to its sanctions list.

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US Sanctions Nine Ships, Four Owners for Venezuela Ties

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Another four shipping firms and nine vessels were hit by sanctions after transporting Venezuelan oil.

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US Blacklists Two Shipping Firms and a Tanker

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US blacklisted two shipping firms and a crude oil tanker in relation to the country's sanctions on Venezuela.

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North Korea-Flagged Tanker Busted Violating UN Sanctions

North Korean-flagged tanker Saebyol

The North Korean tanker is believed to have been involved in a ship-to-ship fuel transfer.

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US Designates Two Shipping Firms for Evading DPRK Sanctions

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US Department of the Treasury designates two shipping companies that have helped North Korea evade sanctions.

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USCG Enforces North Korea Sanctions in East China Sea

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USCG sent its cutter to Sasebo, Japan to enforce North Korea sanctions in the East China Sea.

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Russian Shipyards Targeted by New US Sanctions

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Russian shipbuilders and equipment manufacturers sanctioned by the US, EU and Canada.

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59 Iran-Linked Ships Stripped of Panamanian Flag

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Panama revoked the registration of a number of Iranian vessels after the restoration of the US sanctions.

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Bahri Dismisses Reports of Breaching Venezuela Sanctions

Bahri VLCC

Bahri dismissed reports that one of its very large crude carriers was breaching U.S. sanctions on Venezuela.

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